Question: Mitochondrial genes in autosomes in humans
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4.2 years ago by
United Kingdom
GabrielMontenegro520 wrote:

I am trying to test an hypothesis regarding mitochondrial genes that were introduced in the autosomes in humans, but I couldn't find any reliable source pinpointing those genes.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks!

 

 

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 4.2 years ago by pristanna520 • written 4.2 years ago by GabrielMontenegro520
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4.2 years ago by
pristanna520
Czech Republic
pristanna520 wrote:

I am not sure if the hypothesis is that there are functional genes on the autosomes that were inserted from mitochondria or if these are just pseudogenes or insertions of mtDNA.  But maybe you will find these resources helpful...

New article about nuclear mitochondrial insertions (numts) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4227756/

There is one article with examples of these pseudogenes in humans  - http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790303001945

http://www.nature.com/scitable/content/endosymbiotic-gene-transfer-organelle-genomes-forge-eukaryotic-13997492

It is not specifically what you are looking for, but maybe it could give you some ideas: http://www.nature.com/hdy/journal/v112/n5/full/hdy2013125a.html

 

 

ADD COMMENTlink written 4.2 years ago by pristanna520

This is very useful. Thanks!

ADD REPLYlink written 4.2 years ago by GabrielMontenegro520
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